Wednesday 30th September 2020
Watch the recording of WISH Zoom Workshop: 'Great Careers Don't Happen By Accident - Push Past Your Fears to Reach Yours!' by clicking on the image below.
WISH London held their first ever speed-mentoring event in the new offices of Lovell in central London, where around 45 women from our sector attended and found new mentors.
Attracting a new generation of women into a career in housing should be one of the sector's key priorities for 2020, according to the Women in Social Housing (WISH) group.
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Our October London event was a huge success with many people turning up to listen to our speaker, Alexandra Galviz (Authentic Alex). Alex has been named as the top Linkedin voice in the UK 2017 and 2018.
Read the latest news from WISH London in the Autumn newsletter
WISH support the annual WIH Awards Now in its seventh year, the Women In Housing Awards held in Manchester in early October is getting bigger and bigger and was an amazing opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in the sector from all over the UK.
Members from WISH London and WISH South East join Clarion for a day of golf.
At WISH we are hugely grateful to our National Sponsors who support us every year and help us to keep delivering a great service to our members.
How many speakers ask you to turn on your phones and tweet as they speak?
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WISH recently co-hosted a panel event at CIH Brighton with the Housing Forum called Changing the Dynamic - The Benefits of a Diverse Workplace
WISH London have had a busy start to the year hosting two sell out events 'How to develop the right career strategy' and a joint event with the Housing Forum at the Brighton CIH. We have also welcomed a new Chair and Board members.
We had a full house at our last event, with a highly engaged audience putting some great questions to the expert panel. The whole session was excellently facilitated by Elly Hoult Programme Director NHGhousing.
WISH London was proud to host an event that brought together the women leading some of the country's biggest social housing providers at Blake Morgan's central London offices last night.
DI Suzanne Grimmer from the Metropolitan Police gave a very informative, thought provoking and engaging presentation on how companies and individuals can protect themselves from criminals who strive to steel money, information from individuals and companies, holding them to ransom until money is received to restore their data.
The politics of housing: WISH London hosts evening with political candidates ahead of the London local elections
WISH London have had a busy start to the year hosting a number of events over the last couple of months.
A recent article from Nicola Dibb in 24 Housing Magazine on WISH's new mentoring scheme.
WISH aims to bring women in housing together to empower, support, encourage and assist, by building confidence through networking and by arranging interesting and informative seminars to assist them with their day to day roles. Our most recent event was the annual Christmas Party, which is always a sell out and a success for obvious reasons! This took place at the end of last year on the 6th December at The Alice.
The rain subsided and the sun shone for the WISH Golf Day which was held at the prestigious Blackheath Golf Club on the 13th September. WISH was delighted to see over 40 enthusiastic women put their skills to the test and receive instruction from professionals in the principles of playing golf with the additional benefits of putting their new learned skills to the test on the driving range and putting green.
WISH aims to bring women in housing together to empower, support, encourage and assist, by building confidence through networking and by arranging interesting and informative seminars to assist them with their day to day roles. The latest event was held on the 5th October and was kindly sponsored by Winckworth Sherwood LLP, which again, did not disappoint attendees.
The rain subsided and the sun shone for the WISH Golf Day which was held at the prestigious Blackheath Golf Club on the 13th September.
WISH London held their annual Summer Networking Reception on 6 July 2017 at the offices of JLL, who specialise in commercial real estate services and investment management, in Warwick Street, London. The event was very kindly sponsored by JLL and attended by over 100 WISH members and non-members.
WISH London is delighted to introduce their new chair, Erica Carras, a Principal Risk and Safety Consultant at Walker Management Ltd, a construction consultancy specialising in Project Management in the social housing sector.